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89 Possible Causes for Bacterial Meningitis, Low Fever, Sagittal Sinus Thrombosis

  • Frontal Sinusitis

    Diffusion-weighted imaging in acute bacterial meningitis in infancy. Neuroradiology. 2003; 45(9):634-9. PubMed Google Scholar Nickerson JP, Richner B, Santy K and al.[panafrican-med-journal.com] Symptoms of a cold (runny nose and low fever) often give way to pain and pressure in the sinuses, which are usually the first signs of sinusitis.[humanillnesses.com] Sometimes thrombophlebitis can develop causing superior sagittal sinus thrombosis and cavernous sinus thrombosis.[sites.google.com]

  • Brain Abscess

    Abstract Brain abscesses are uncommon complications of bacterial meningitis or sepsis in neonates and infants.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She presented with headache, low-grade fever, and left-sided weakness 2 weeks after receiving the second dose of rituximab infusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient was treated for bacterial meningitis with a 4-week course of intravenous penicillin (24 10 6 IU/d) and chloramphenicol (4 g/d).[stroke.ahajournals.org]

  • Acute Sinusitis

    A lumbar puncture was performed for suspicion of meningitis but showed no bacterial growth.[scitechnol.com] They may develop a low-grade fever or their mucus may change to green or they may get worse after initial improvement. It’s time to see a doctor.[wakehealth.edu] Fever can be of low grade or be absent.[antimicrobe.org]

  • Ethmoid Sinusitis

    In adults, however, the arachnoid forms a better barrier and bacterial meningitis rarely complicates SE (19).[sinusitisunderstood.blogspot.com] Symptoms of a cold (runny nose and low fever) often give way to pain and pressure in the sinuses, which are usually the first signs of sinusitis.[humanillnesses.com] Serial brain MRIs showed cerebral venous infarct and thrombosis in the superior sagittal sinus (SSS).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Osteomyelitis of the Frontal Bone

    The chronic is characterized by low fever, general malaise, pain, edema may also occur sino-cutaneous fistulas, sequestration and secretion through the bone with cyclic exacerbation[arquivosdeorl.org.br] fever.[passeidireto.com] In acute, headache, purulent rhinorrhea, fever and swollen eyelids are present and the tumor of Pott, pathognomonic of osteomyelitis of the frontal sinus.[arquivosdeorl.org.br]

  • Sphenoid Sinusitis

    A 64-year-old woman was initially seen unconscious with bacterial meningitis and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) fistula.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] I had only a low grade fever from time to time. My ears are wonky so cannot equate it to the infection (I have menieres). How did you get an infection way up there?[neurotalk.psychcentral.com] Fatal complications included cavernous sinus thrombosis and bacterial meningitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Escherichia Coli Infection

    Acute bacterial meningitis The vast majority of neonatal meningitis cases are caused by E coli and group B streptococcal infections (28.5% and 34.1% overall, respectively)[emedicine.medscape.com] Nausea, vomiting, and low-grade fever are also frequently present. Gastrointestinal symptoms last for about one week, and recovery is often spontaneous.[encyclopedia.com] The thrombosis involved at least the sagittal sinus and the transverse sinus according to subsequent MRI scans.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

    Is bacterial meningitis contagious? Yes.[mothertobaby.org] MenACWY vaccines Side effects of the MenACWY vaccine may include: Pain or redness where the shot was given Low fever MenB vaccine Side effects of the MenB vaccine may include[vaccines.gov] Early complications of bacterial meningitis include seizures, raised intracranial pressure (seen in the image below), cerebral venous thrombosis, sagittal sinus thrombosis[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) can be seen with some viral encephalitis, particularly HSV but is a rare complication of bacterial meningitis.[n.neurology.org] […] with recanalization of the cortical vein but a patent superior sagittal sinus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This case report describes a 48-year old female who presented with altered mental status, lower extremity weakness, low back pain and a recent history of subjective fevers[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    Bacterial meningitis 1 Tuberculous meningitis 3 Cryptococcal meningitis 3 Encephalitis 4 Non‐inflammatory 13 0 (0) 7 (53.8) 7 (53.8) 7 (53.8) 1 (9.1) 9 (81.8) 3 (27.3) 4[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A young female in her early 20s presented with low-grade fever for 1 month, puffiness of face and abdominal distension for 15 days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After 6 months of treatment, workup for low-grade fever yielded elevated enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay titers for Aspergillus antigen in serum and ascites, leading to[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]